Service with a smile 21 February 2020 Tom Kemble of the Pass at South Lodge cooks up a pumpkin masterclass and shares why it’s important for chefs to meet their customers
In this week's issue...Service with a smile Tom Kemble of the Pass at South Lodge cooks up a pumpkin masterclass and shares why it’s important for chefs to meet their customers
Read More
Search
The Caterer

Restaurateur Russell Norman to open fourth Polpo site

28 October 2013 by
Restaurateur Russell Norman to open fourth Polpo site

Restaurateur Russell Norman (pictured) and business partner Richard Beatty are set to open a new Polpo restaurant in London's Notting Hill.

The 100-cover site will be the largest of the four Polpo restaurants in the group, which also includes Covent Garden, Smithfield, and Soho, the latter of which was the first to open in 2009. The restaurants describe themselves as "bacaros", which translates as a humble, Venetian restaurant serving simple food and wine.

The new opening joins a burgeoning portfolio of businesses that includes sister restaurant Polpetto, the deli Mishkin's and Italian-American bar Spuntino, also in Soho. Norman and Beatty, who won the 2012 Newcomer Catey award, have sometimes attracted controversy due to their staunch defence of the company's no-booking policy.

In May this year the pair also announced the opening of a new pub in Covent Garden's Cambridge Circus, on the site of the Marquis of Granby, which will serve traditionally British food such as Scotch egg, devilled kidneys on toast, and whole poached trout.

http://www.catererandhotelkeeper.co.uk/articles/16/5/2013/348616/russell-norman-to-open-ape-bird-pub-offering-hearty-all-day-dining.htm" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">Russell Norman and Richard Beatty's Polpetto to return to Soho >>](http://www.catererandhotelkeeper.co.uk/articles/25/6/2013/348970/russell-norman-and-richard-beatty-s-polpetto-to-return-to-soho.htm)

[Russell Norman to open Ape & Bird pub offering hearty all day dining >>

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!